Competition Agenda and Format
|Week of March 29th||
Practice Rounds (Open only to judges and startups)
|Tuesday, April 6||
4:00 - 5:15 PM CDT - Elevator Pitch Competition (Open to the public)
|Wednesday, April 7||
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM CDT - Round 1 (Open only to judges and startups)
|Thursday, April 8||
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM CDT - Round 2 - Semi-Finals and Wildcard (Open only to judges and startups)
|Friday, April 9||
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT - Round 1 (Open only to judges and startups)
2021 Rice Business Plan Competition Important Dates
Applications can be submitted online during the application window. Visit our eligibility page to learn more about how to apply.
Congratulations to the 54 teams invited to compete in the #RBPC21!
Watch the announcement.
Invited teams confirm commitment to compete via written confirmation on application and last day to withdraw without penalty.